Colds Prevention: Should I go for Ascorbic Acid or Sodium Ascorbate?


If there is anything more valuable to any mom right now, I think it is TIME. We need time to accomplish things in our workplace. We need time to keep our house orderly and the meals yummy. We need time to spend with our kids because sniff, sniff, they grow up too fast. We need […]

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#SmilePilipinas with Oral B


Smile! Did that make you smile? I love smiling. Sometimes, when I’m not in my sunny best, I try to fake my way to happy by smiling. A huge wide smile that sets crinkles up my eyes then catapults back to my heart and mind.   It’s my instant upper! Smiling is actually a trait inherent […]

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Facebook Envy: Parenting in the Social Media Age


As a mother in the digital age, parenting is much easier. Hundreds of websites are dedicated to helping parent children, with easy solutions on how to get kids to brush their teeth to help on how to deal with stubbornness. However, it has also reared the green-eyed monster in me and I guess in some […]

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Questions Kids Ask: Why do people make the sign of the cross when passing by a church?


A church is sandwiched between the schools of my 2 kids.  Every single day that we pass through it we make the sign of the cross.  Every time we notice a church, we do the sign of the cross. While going through the motion, my daughter asked, ” Why do people make the sign of the […]

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Facts that will Alter the Way you Brush Teeth


I know, I know. Of course, you know how to brush your teeth. I thought I knew it too. I brush. I floss. And, I use mouthwash. Pretty normal, right? Colgate, the world’s most trusted brand in toothpaste, gave us mommy bloggers a “Colgate Healthy Smiles for Healthy Lives” quiz-off and checked how well we […]

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#WikakoMahalko: Importansya ng Wikang Filipino sa Paghubog ng ating Kabataan


My kids are Filipino yet they can barely speak and understand Filipino.   They cannot follow a conversation if it is in pure Filipino, can barely speak Filipino and Filipino is their hardest subject in school.   Admittedly, they are products of parents who regard Filipino as a secondary language as opposed to the more universal English […]

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Review: Ignite the Fire Neuro Linguistic Programming Camp for Kids


My daughter spent the entire week in camp a few months back in Tanay, Rizal and though it has been months after she is still gushing with stories of how those days were the most fun days of her entire 11 years on Earth. Actually, I was apprehensive at first to let her join camp, […]

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Made in Candy: Customized Candies (Plus: Giveaway)


When I told my kids “Made in Candy” invited TheGoMom to their candy lab to make their own candy, they were giddy with excitement. Who wouldn’t? Put together Candy and lab and any kid will drool with excitement! I didn’t realize how much attention to detail goes to each wonderfully designed candy. It was so […]

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Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-asa with Maxi-Peel


It is wonderful how a lot of things are anchored on the people we love. Journeys are best taken with them.  And surprises are more meaningful when given by them. As a mom, we go through the entire journey of our kids – from diaper changes to pimple outbreaks.  And we know at the palm […]

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Our First Week of Back to School 2015


Hello!  Yipee!  It’s finally back to school.  I’m not sure if I’m the only one but save for the morning battle I welcome the structure school day brings to our house.  We have dinner early, the kids sleep early, they wake up early and best of all they are out of the house the whole […]

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Painting a Positive Philippines to our Kids


I have stopped watching and reading the news for quite sometime.  What is there to see?  As a joke goes, And it is true, isn’t it?  Corruption, crime, complaints and a host of other negative zingers enough to keep you deflated for a decade.  So I shielded myself and my kids from it.  We live […]

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8 Things Kids can Learn from the Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight


Initially when I thought about what insight I can give my kids about the recently concluded fight,  I was tempted to say that hugging is always better than fighting because huggers win in the end.  Or maybe when they are in a fight and outweighed, the best game plan is to run.  But really there […]

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Mommy Event Alert: Project Mom Finds and Giveaway


Project Mom, the baby of 2 fabulous Mommas, Bianca Araneta-Elizalde and Amanda Griffin-Jacob, cooked up several events for us moms starting tomorrow! April 17 with a mega event culminating on May 10, our day, Mother’s Day! The event will come in 2 legs: Project Mom Favorite Finds Fair at Glorietta 1 and 4    April 17-19 […]

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Ignite the Fire in You: Empowerment Coaching Summer Camp


Last March I have written and taken great interest in the IGNITE THE FIRE IN YOU Summer Camp 2015 by World Stage Superstar.  As I mentioned in my post, I believe that all of our kids have that fire in them.  They have that innate talent to shine and become the best that they can […]

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The Archery Academy Manila: Bring out the Katniss in You


It was year 2012 when girl heroes came to life on screen sporting bows and arrows.  There was the determined Katniss of Hunger Games and the amusing Merida of Brave.  Both gave young girls a new hero to look up to apart from the usual Disney Princesses;-)  For boys,  there is Hawk Eye of Avengers,  […]

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